Michigan Veterans' Trust Fund, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency - 511-0410-18

Description of Agency

The Emergency Grant Program (EGP) is administered by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA), Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, under the oversight of the Michigan Veterans’ Trust Fund Board of Trustees. EGP is funded by the Michigan Veterans’ Trust Fund, which was established under Public Act 9 of 1946. EGP payments are processed by MVAA on behalf of qualified veterans, their spouses, and dependents to assist with unexpected, temporary financial hardships. During fiscal year 2017, MVAA made payments totaling approximately $760,000 on behalf of approximately 700 EGP applicants.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess MVAA’s compliance with Michigan Veterans’ Trust Fund legislative reporting requirements.

  2. To assess the sufficiency of MVAA’s efforts to administer EGP.


Timing

Estimated Release Date: Early 2019


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